From Dystopia to Reality
How the classic dystopia novels are turning into, or have become, reality

In this page I will look at how 5 of the classic dystopia novels are turning into (or have become) reality in the contemporary West.

What makes Animal Farm different to the other novels below is that it was written as a parody on the Soviet Union in it's first 25-30 years or so. This makes it all-the-more disturbing that it's two famous quotes - "all animals are equal, but some are more equal than others" and "two legs bad, four legs good" are now reality in the West; as various Socialist causes (eg. feminism, homosexuals and Islam) have taken them up.

Sadly, some of 1984 is already reality. Think for example of how 'Thought Crime' is now political correctness; and how too much of what is on TV in particular is similar to the 'prolefeed'. Likewise, a politically correct rewriting of history is now underway, especially in the wake of 'Black Lives Matter'.

In some ways, Fahrenheit 451 is an 'American version of 1984', as it was written only a few years later, and also involves a future totalitarian government brainwashing the masses through the mainstream media.

The conclusion to this novel - where the officer from the British cruiser comments "I should have thought that a pack of British boys - you're all British aren't you? - would have been able to put up a better show than that" is no doubt reminiscent of what past Western Christians would say if they could see what the West was like nowadays.

The 'World Controllers' in this book are perhaps a prelude to the UN and associated organizations that are on the way to becoming a 'socialist world government'. And, think of the 'Neo-Pavlovian Conditioning Rooms', are gullible and naive humans as prone as Pavlov's dogs to letting others control what they do?

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John Cleverdon - 2018-2020

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